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Learning and Training
Access to education and training is far from being equal. In Europe, children’s academic success still depends to a large extent on their parents’ social background. Inequalities in access to education differ from one country to another, depending on accessibility and the quality of what is on offer.
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One of the factors that has been identified as a source of inequality in education is precisely the co‑existence of a private system, in which parents pay for quality, and the state‑run system of uneven quality, with the best schools being concentrated in the more expensive neighbourhoods and therefore less accessible to children from low‑income families.

Access to higher education is strongly influenced by social background. Many factors contribute to mobility or stability in access to higher education. The first is financial, as high enrolment fees may be an obstacle to going to university; but it is not the only one. Also taken into account are the results obtained at primary and secondary level, the ability to afford additional tutoring to have a greater chance of being accepted by high‑quality universities, and the choices made by students and their parents (dictated by the level of perception of the risk involved, the extent of familiarity with the education system and the labour market, and by how committed parents are to helping their children become economically independent, and so on).

Also the level of education still highly determine access to work: despite the economic crisis, those who have completed higher education do find it easier to get a job and on average earn higher salaries. A high level of education can facilitate access to the labour market and a good salary: despite the economic crisis, those who have completed higher education do find it easier to get a job and on average earn higher salaries. Almost everywhere in Europe there are significant differences in employment rates according to educational level.

Intitiatives comming from civil society and local policies are trying to facilitate access to learning and training. Some examples are listed here below.

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Peer-2-peer learning

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Time Banks

Auteur : Lorna Muddiman - Publié le : 2013-05-23 09:05 -

Time banking is a means of exchange in a community, where time, not money, is the principal currency.

L’accorderie

Auteur : Anne-Iris Romens - Publié le : 2013-05-07 08:02 -

An Accorderie aims to develop a network of exchange of services that is accessible to anyone wanting to improve their living conditions - in particular their socioeconomic level – while fighting against poverty and social exclusion.

Start a Repair Café

Auteur : Lorna Muddiman - Publié le : 2013-04-19 12:57 -

THE REPAIR CAFE CONCEPT IS SPREADING AROUND THE WORLD!

Repair Cafés are free meeting places and they're all about repairing things (together). In the place where a Repair Café is located, you’ll find tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need. On clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery, appliances, toys, et cetera.You will also find repair specialists such as electricians, seamstresses, carpenters and bicycle mechanics. Visitors bring their broken items from home. Together with the specialists they start making their repairs in the Repair Café.

Repair Café Brussels

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-03-14 18:02 -
[http://www.repaircafebrussels.be]

Repairing all together and learning from others in a cocoon atmosphere. Once a month in Brussels, people can give a new life to broken items and learn how to repair them with enthusiastic skilled volunteers. Tools and Equipment are available for reparation as well as cakes and coffee.

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Other Examples: Peer to Peer University: https://p2pu.org/en/

Open courses

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MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses)

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-05-27 14:10 -

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are free non-degree online courses with open unlimited global enrollment to anyone who desires to learn, and regardless of their current educational level.

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Learning to be citizens

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Social Training - Professional Centre

Auteur : Maria Jeliazkova - Publié le : 2013-08-13 09:37 -

Improving the livelihood and social status of vulnerable people by establishing a social enterprise: the project aims to establish and develop a municipally-supported social enterprise in order to provide secured employment of disadvantaged people in Dimitrovgrad, thus improving their quality of life.

NGO Diogenis and its street magazine Shedia

Auteur : Mariani Papanikolau - Publié le : 2013-08-02 11:33 -

An NGO working to support the rights of homeless people; through a wide range of activities, it assists homeless and socially excluded people in their struggle to join or rejoin the social fabric. Two core operations include a street magazine “Shedia” and a homeless soccer team.

YSI (Young Social Innovators)

Auteur : Anne-Iris Romens - Publié le : 2013-05-16 09:02 -

Young Social Innovator's mission is to raise social awareness in Ireland by providing social awareness education through action and platforms for young people and those guiding them.

Parlement & Citoyens (Parliament & Citizens)

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-05-13 07:29 -
Parliament and citizens

Parliament & Citizens (Parlement et Citoyens) is a transparency and collaboration tool that allows representatives to involve citizens in drafting their bills. The platform proposes a new way for citizens to take part in the legislative process by co-designing laws.

Peace Classes

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-04-22 08:44 -
Peace classes

The Peace Classes are an active methodology developed in different schools within multicultural cities in Belgium to help kids, parents and teachers to better understand one another, build empathy, acquire and develop collaborative behaviours through value sharing, emotions and personal development.

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Facilitating access for excluded groups

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Cozinha Popular da Mouraria

Auteur : Claudia Coimbra - Publié le : 2013-08-26 10:36 -

Cozinha Popular ("People's Kitchen") da Mouraria is a social project designed to revitalise the multicultural community of Mouraria in Lisbon, promoting the sharing of experiences, building community and providing employment and access to food for those in need.

The Bern allotment gardeners and their multicultural engagement

Auteur : Malou Weirich/Lorna Muddiman - Publié le : 2013-08-22 08:12 -

The Schweizer Familiengärtnerverband (Swiss leisure garden federation) today unifies approximately 375 leisure garden sites. In order to stimulate the co-operation with the associations and the members, the federation was divided into different regions, Bern among them.

Business centre for people with disabilities

Auteur : Maria Jeliazkova - Publié le : 2013-08-13 15:14 -

By working with and for people with disabilities, the project aims to provide equal opportunities and better life chances for them. The activities simultaneously increase the level of public awareness on issues of people with disabilities and lobby for their rights.

Social Training - Professional Centre

Auteur : Maria Jeliazkova - Publié le : 2013-08-13 09:37 -

Improving the livelihood and social status of vulnerable people by establishing a social enterprise: the project aims to establish and develop a municipally-supported social enterprise in order to provide secured employment of disadvantaged people in Dimitrovgrad, thus improving their quality of life.

NGO Diogenis and its street magazine Shedia

Auteur : Mariani Papanikolau - Publié le : 2013-08-02 11:33 -

An NGO working to support the rights of homeless people; through a wide range of activities, it assists homeless and socially excluded people in their struggle to join or rejoin the social fabric. Two core operations include a street magazine “Shedia” and a homeless soccer team.

Greek Forum of Migrants

Auteur : Mariani Papanikolau - Publié le : 2013-08-01 15:56 -

A self-organised network of migrants’ communities and associations, formed through continuous consultations with the objective of representing and strengthening the voice of migrants, organisations and communities in Greece as well as struggling for equal inclusion and participation in Greek society.

HacKIDemia

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-07-15 22:36 -

HacKIDemia is a mobile intervention Lab that enables children to learn by doing and playing during hands on workshops around new technologies, science and art.

Recuperiamoci!

Auteur : alessandra sciurba - Publié le : 2013-05-07 12:37 -

"Recuperiamoci!" is a non-profit solidarity network within which circulates all the work experience that exists in the "prison sphere", and which aims to raise awareness and to improve the dignity of the alternative economy produced by the activity of prison inmates.

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All Examples of Actions and Policies

Blogs and citizen journalism

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-09-13 10:22 -

Blogs are a powerful tool for any citizen to share insights, knowledge and ideas; spread the word on local news and actions and interact with other citizens from all parts of the Globe. The growth of Citizen Journalism is a collateral effect of blogging: a way for citizens to report on what they experience using the Internet.

Business centre for people with disabilities

Auteur : Maria Jeliazkova - Publié le : 2013-08-13 15:14 -

By working with and for people with disabilities, the project aims to provide equal opportunities and better life chances for them. The activities simultaneously increase the level of public awareness on issues of people with disabilities and lobby for their rights.

NGO Diogenis and its street magazine Shedia

Auteur : Mariani Papanikolau - Publié le : 2013-08-02 11:33 -

An NGO working to support the rights of homeless people; through a wide range of activities, it assists homeless and socially excluded people in their struggle to join or rejoin the social fabric. Two core operations include a street magazine “Shedia” and a homeless soccer team.

Released Ex-colorificio /Project Rebeldia

Auteur : alessandra sciurba - Publié le : 2013-07-22 11:03 -

The Project Rebeldia, a social center which was for two years without a space to carry out its activities, together with the Municipality of the Commons (consisting of groups and citizens' associations that have always worked with the Project Rebeldia) occupied a former paint factory (Ex Colorificio), located in an industrial area of a multinational of about 14,000 metres, and which had been abandoned for 5 years. The main purpose of the occupation was to return it to the associations and citizen groups as a shared and common good; a place for the provision of many different activities and services to the city.

Favara Urban Network - F.U.N.

Auteur : alessandra sciurba - Publié le : 2013-07-16 13:44 -

The non-profit Association Favara Urban Network is the laboratory for development of the City of Favara (AG). F.U.N. has the task of supporting, from a scientific and cultural point of view, the transformation processes of Favara and the metropolitan area.

Retail Ready People

Auteur : Lorna Muddiman - Publié le : 2013-07-02 15:18 -
Jeunesse

Providing solutions for job shortages and vacant property in the UK, Retail Ready People is a free 12-week skills development and volunteering programme which gives 16 – 25 year olds the chance to set up and run a high street shop in empty buildings in their local area.

Le PIVOT

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-06-05 09:32 -
Le PIVOT

Le PIVOT is a long term holistic project in a deprived Brussels’ neighbourhood that aims at enabling families living in extreme poverty the strenghth to get together, co-create actions and through this proccess regain dignity and control over their lives.

MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses)

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-05-27 14:10 -

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are free non-degree online courses with open unlimited global enrollment to anyone who desires to learn, and regardless of their current educational level.

The Greeters

Auteur : Louise Hain - Publié le : 2013-05-22 20:53 -
French greeters coordination team

The Greeters is a worldwide movement born in New York in 1992. Greeters are volunteers who propose to show their city to visitors through their own eyes. As inhabitant of the city, they tell their own story and share special places that mean something in their lives. This alternative to classic tourism fosters multicultural exchanges and fulfilment for the visitor and the locals.

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